Hollande urges `all countries concerned` to arm those fighting IS

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged "all countries concerned", including those not in the coalition fighting Islamic State, to provide weapons to those battling the jihadists.

AFP| Updated: Oct 14, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged "all countries concerned", including those not in the coalition fighting Islamic State, to provide weapons to those battling the jihadists.

"I am launching an appeal here, beyond the coalition, to all countries concerned to give this opposition the support they expect from us, the means they need to fight against terrorism," Hollande said.